Part Two of The Metropolitan Opera Centennial Gala is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screened this coming Wednesday 30th October in Arts.
Deutsche Grammophon, 2009
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of New York’s Metropolitan Opera (the Met), 100 singers, 7 conductors, the Met Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet performed in two separate programs on October 22, 1983. In 2012, Part One of this great concert was screened. This second program features Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras, Montserrat Caballé, Marilyn Horne, Leona Mitchell, Leontyne Price, James Levine and many others in a spectacular performance. It features highlights from operas such: Madama Butterfly, Samson et Dalila, Tristan & Isolde, Nabucco, Faust and many more.
Facade of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, NYC. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons. 2012.
The Metropolitan Opera Centennial Gala, Part 2 commences at 12.00 noon and concludes at 1.55 pm (approx). It will be held in the Community Lab. Enter via the Arts Reading Room (from Trescowthick Information Centre). Admission is free. No bookings required, but come early as seating is limited. Enjoy!